When I got engaged two and a half years ago, people offered advice at every turn. I was given the names of good photographers, told the best place to buy a dress, and urged to eat breakfast on my wedding day (to avoid passing out).
Believe me, I was grateful for such tips. They saved me hours communing with the Yellow Pages, and may have spared me an embarrassing episode on the altar.
What I really needed, though, was advice of a different sort.
Storm watch! To wit: I was totally unprepared…